# 325 - #OscarsSoWhite3

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Tonight is the Academy Awards Show on WCRS. And once again, there is a lack of diversity in the nominees. 18 of the 19 (because Scarlett Johansson has TWO nominations) acting nominees are White, and the lone Black nominee is British (via Nigeria). The Directing nominees are all...Male.

DJBC Predictions (MAIN Categories):
Best Picture - 1917
Best Director - Sam Mendes, 1917
Best Actor - Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Best Actress - Renee Zellweger, Judy
Best Supporting Actor - Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Supporting Actress - Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Best Adapted Screenplay - Little Women
Best Original Screenplay - Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Best Foreign Language Film - Parasite (South Korea)
Best Original Song - "I'm Going to Love Me Again", Rocketman (Elton John/Bernie Taupin)

Local Oscar Parties:
Gateway Film Center - 6PM (1550 N. High St., University District
The Drexel - 6PM (while seats last) (2254 E. Main St., Bexley)

Best Picture Marathons (excluding the Irishman & Marriage Story:
Continue February 8 at AMC Lennox, AMC Easton, AMC Dublin Village, Marcus Crosswoods, and Marcus Pickerington (Animated Short Nominees will be screened at Marcus Cinemas)

Plus, a lengthy Weekend Warrior highlights events around town over the next couple of weeks.